Boeing gets 100th EA-18G airborne electronic attack kit from Northrup Grumman

29 January 2014

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) said it has delivered the 100th airborne electronic attack kit for the EA-18G Growler aircraft.

The AEA kit is a critical component of the aircraft, which allows warfighters to target and attack the most complex enemy communication and air defense systems.

“This delivery milestone demonstrates the dedication of the Northrop Grumman team to the EA-18G Growler program. Every airborne electronic attack subsystem they have produced is of the highest quality, allowing us to stay ahead of current and evolving threats,” said Capt. Frank Morley, U. S. Navy F/A-18 and EA-18G program manager.

Featuring wing tip pods and gun bay pallets, in addition to antennas and receivers, the 100th kit was formally delivered to the EA-18G prime contractor, Boeing, Nov. 26, a week ahead of the contract date. The company said it has delivered all 100 AEA kits on time and on budget.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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